Last Call for Derby Hopefuls Bayern, Bobby’s Kitten

The final two major Kentucky Derby prep races are on tap on Saturday, and for horseplayers that backed Bayern and Bobby’s Kitten in Derby future wagering, the heat is on.

Bayern is the 2-1 second choice in the $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) at Oaklawn Park on Saturday and is currently listed at 16-1 at Bovada in Kentucky Derby future wagering, but needs to earn Derby points to get into the field for the Run for the Roses.

Derby Future Favorite California Chrome in Action in Santa Anita Derby

There are just 29 days left until the first Saturday of May and the 7-1 betting favorite for the Kentucky Derby according to Bovada will be in action on Saturday in his final tune-up for the Run for the Roses.

The Art Sherman trained California Chrome is the 6-5 morning line favorite for the $1 million Santa Anita Derby (G1). The colt is currently listed at 7-1 at Bovada in Derby future betting.


Welcome to Kentucky Derby Odds

It’s the biggest horse race of the year and betting on the Kentucky Derby has become one of those ‘must-wager’ events of the year for even casual horse fans. So finding the best Kentucky Derby odds on the field of 20 top thoroughbreds has become an important search each May.

That’s where comes into play – as the source for morning line odds and future betting lines on the Run For The Roses. The best online racebooks offering the best Kentucky Derby odds will be featured here, along with handicapping tips, general horse wagering tutorials and links to cool Kentucky Derby contests.

When there is a Canadian horse (like longshot Mine That Bird who won the 2009 Derby) or Canadian owners and trainers involved, we’ll give the Canadian context. More importantly, we’ll keep tabs on the latest props and odds from the best online racebooks, ensuring your search for Kentucky Derby odds each May is simple.

Check out the list of early Kentucky Derby contenders for the 2012 running of the Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports, run on the First Saturday in May.